Toddler Activities in a Britax Car Seat – Giveaway

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Check out these road trip activities and leave a comment for a chance to win $50! You have a safe and comfortable car seat, every item you need is packed, you've prepared the perfect play list, and you are ready to hit the road. Wait! You need these 8 Toddler Activities that are perfect to work on in a car seat! Stickers Stickers are perfect for kids of all ages to … [Read more...]

DIY Toddler Wallet

Toddler Wallet

My toddler found a new fascination with wallets and cards of all types while we were discovering ways for her to play while traveling. ¬†She already had an old wallet of mine in her toy box, but I decided to spice it up a bit for her by adding cards and play money, since taking things out and putting them back in is one of her favorite ways to play. I started with a couple … [Read more...]

Starbucks Activity

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The other morning I met a friend for coffee at Starbucks. I bought their $1 reusable cup (mostly because I thought it was a good deal for a travel coffee cup) and grabbed a couple of coffee stirrers for N in case she got bored with her bag of stuff. When she looked like she was getting antsy I gave her the cup and the sticks and challenged her to see how many sticks she … [Read more...]

Airplane Game

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We recently flew with the kids and because N is 3 and B is 6 I didn't have to pack as many activities to keep them happy and occupied for the plane ride as I used to when they were younger. We had electronics (dvd player, iTouch), a few small books and toys, and snacks. I knew we'd be ok with those options, but on the way out of the house I threw sticky notes and a pen in my … [Read more...]

Travel Activities

Happy Kids = Happy Traveling! Here are a few simple activity ideas to make your holiday traveling easier. (Note: Starting Monday, a week's worth of simple, verbal¬†car game ideas!) Toddlers *Drop small erasers (from Dollar Store) into a water bottle. Shake them, dump them out, or practice twisting off the top. *Cut a slit into the lid of a small baby food container and … [Read more...]

Simple Travel Activity

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  This activity works for me for a long car ride or a long wait. Use a piece of sand paper (8 1/2 X 11) and yarn (different lengths) to create different designs/pictures on the sandpaper. The yarn sticks to the sandpaper, but you do have to press it down. I cut the yarn in different lengths ahead of time and put them in a small bag. To make this into a file … [Read more...]